Director of Finance and Administration – Proposal Job at University Research Co - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Director of Finance and Administration – Proposal

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: NGO , Category: Research ]


Jobs at:

University Research Co

Deadline of this Job:
  05thJuly 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

  URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching undeserved populations.
URCs mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide.Please join us in carrying out our mission . .

  Job Responsibilities:
URC is currently seeking a qualified Director of Finance and Administration to oversee the overall financial management, administration, and operations of the anticipated year USAID-funded Rwanda Integrated Health Systems Activity (RIHSA).
• Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide oversight to the finance, administration, and operations portfolio of the project.
• Develop program budgets with teams and monitors budget pipelines.
• Provide timely and accurate financial reports to USAID and URC HQ as required.
• Manage internal and external financial audits of the program.
• Track and analyze all costs incurred and oversee preparation and timely submission of monthly financial statements and reports.
• Stay abreast with donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; and train URCs program staff in these policies.
• Ensure that all project financial management, procurement and human resource practices are in compliance with URC policy and U.S. government regulations.
• Ensure that expenditures are within budgets and in compliance with commitments made in grants and work plans.
• Prepare information as needed to provide the COP with a financial overview to support effective decision-making.
• Oversee and lead all administrative, logistical, and financial management and operations for project.
• Liaise with other key technical personnel and local staff in targeted countries to ensure smooth financial processes are upheld.
• Develop and monitor systems to mitigate risk, fraud and waste.
• Conduct due diligence to ensure that USG funds are not diverted from their development purpose outlined in the contract and are not vulnerable to corruption, extortion or otherwise benefiting malign group.

Job Skills: Not Specified

  Job Qualifications:
• A minimum of a masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
• At least 7 years progressive experience managing finance, procurement, contracts, logistics, operations, administrative and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of similar scope, size, and dollar value.
• Prior experience with USAID funded projects and/or significant experience with USG and USAID financial procedures, rules and regulations.
• At least 3 years grant program management experience.
• At least 3 years of experience supervising a finance team.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Strong oral and written communication skills in French and English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations.
• Position is open to expatriates with relevant experience.
• Please note: this position is contingent upon securing award

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


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Job application procedure
  For immediate consideration, please visit URCs Career Opportunities page at  .
You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.
Contingent on Contract Award
URC is an E-Verify Employer
URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We value and seek diversity in our workforce.
How to Apply
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  05thJuly 2019
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 24-06-2019
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-06-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-06-2065
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